The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1910


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Vessel Went Ashore.

Tobermory, June 13th - Yesterday morning, during a heavy fog, the steamer Donnaconna went ashore on the Devil Island shoal, six miles from here. The cargo of coal, with which she was loaded, is being rapidly transferred to lighters. The Donnaconna lies in an exposed position, but as yet, the damage is not great. The prospects are that the vessel will be released today, if the weather continues good.

Later - The steamer Donnaconna was released from the Devil Island shoal, today, at noon.

p.4 Pith of the News - The freight steamer Raleigh, owned by Henry Wineman, jr., Detroit, is aground in the St. Clair Flats River as the result of a collision with an unidentified steamer.

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IN MARINE CIRCLES.

The steamer Kingston passed down and up Sunday.

The steamer Sowards will clear tonight for Charlotte.

The schooner Ford River is at Richardson's loading feldspar.

The steamer Dundurn passed down, Sunday, from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamer Caspian made her regular trip to river points on Sunday.

The steamer Belleville passed up Sunday from Montreal to Hamilton.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Sodus with coal for the Cotton Mill.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed up Sunday from Montreal to upper lake ports.

The schooner Dundee cleared for Howe Island on Monday to load stone for Cobourg.

The sloop Pilot arrived at Portsmouth from Howe Island, with a cargo of sand for the asylum.

The government boat Scout is in port. She is engaged in having the buoys in this district painted, but the weather has been so rough that the work had to be put off. It is expected that the work will be completed this week.

It is stated that the water down the river is at present very shallow and it was for this reason that the steamer Keyport lightered part of her cargo at Kingston.

M.T. Co.: The tug Emerson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; steamer John Rolph arrived from Frenchman's Bay, with 16,000 bushels of barley; steamer Keyport loaded with grain from Fort William, lightered 3,000 bushels and cleared for Montreal; steamer Kinmount from Fort William discharged 72,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Fairmount from Fort William discharged 70,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Edmonton from Fort William transhipped 70,000 bushels of wheat into barges for Montreal; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with two barges; the steamer Stormount, grain-laden, is due from Fort William tonight.

p.7 Wolfe Island Council, June 6th - ....Steamboat accounts paid: Jas. Crawford, one month captain, $50; R. Mullen, one month engineer, $56.65; Jas. Davis, 31 days mate, $44.33; Rob't Berry, 31 days fireman, $36.16; Geo. Rattary, 31 days purser, $31; H. Marlow, 31 days deckhand, $20.66; A. Bennett, 31 days deckhand, $20.66; Mrs. Davis, 31 days cook, $20.66; Wm. Watts, 1 day extra deckhand, $1.50; P. McDermott, 1 day extra deckhand, $1.50; Geo. Rattary, 763 meals, $91.56; Geo. Rattary, paid repairing clock, 50 cents; Mrs. Rawles, washing, $4.05; R. Waldron, amount of account, 75 cents; T. Nicholson, amount of account, ice, $1.80; Jas. Swift & Co., coal, $149.61; W.B. Dalton, rope, $21; Selby & Youlden, account, $158.71; Jackson Press, printing, $63.84; McKelvey & Birch, account, $37.02; Calvin Co. account, $290.62......

Deseronto - June 11th - .....The steamer Kenirving cleared on Monday with lumber for Oswego. The Aberdeen and consort came in on Tuesday with coal and cleared on Thursday. The steamer Jeska went on Tuesday with a load of lumber to Oswego. The schooner Theo. Voges came in on Monday with coal, cleared on Friday with lumber for Oswego. The schooner Maize is receiving repairs at the ship yard....

Daily Standard, June 13, 1910

p.2 The steam barge John Randall passed down from Oswego with coal for Smith's Falls.

The schooner Dundee cleared for Howe Island to load stone for Cobourg.

MARINE NEWS.

The steamer Simla and barge Burmah are at Deseronto with iron ore from Marquette.

The steamer Britannic, which had her stern smashed by the steamer Glengarry, was in port yesterday. The damage was done above water and temporarily repaired. She cleared for down the river again.

The schooner Bertie Caulkins is at Booth & Co.'s with coal from Oswego.

The steam barge Sowards cleared for Charlotte to load coal for R. Crawford & Co.

M.T. Co. arrivals - The steamer John Rolph from Frenchman's Bay with 15,600 bushels of barley; the steamer Edmonton from Port Arthur with 70,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Kinmount with 12,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William; steamer Fairmount with 70,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William; tug Emerson with three light barges from Montreal; and tug Bronson from Montreal, light. Cleared - The steamer John Rolph for Toronto, light; strs. Kinmount, Fairmount and Edmonton for Fort William; tug Emerson with two barges, grain laden, for Montreal, and tug Bronson with three barges grain laden for Montreal.

On Saturday the Norwegian steamer Dronning Maud, which carries coal from Lake Erie ports for Carbray & Sons, Quebec, grounded at Cleveland Cut below Prescott. The Calvin Co.'s steamer Chieftain tried to pull her off but failed. The steamer Frontenac was despatched to her assistance with a crew and outfit for lightering the cargo, and the steam barge Navajo was used as lighter. The Frontenac released the Dronning Maud yesterday and she proceeded on her journey. The crew arrived at Garden Island yesterday afternoon. During the summer the Dronning Maud and two other Norwegian steamers trade between Lake Erie and Quebec, and in the winter they trade at ports on the Mediterranean Sea.

p.3 Gananoque, June 13th - ....The schooner Briton arrived Saturday with a cargo of coal.

p.6 Deseronto, June 13th - ...The steamer Kenirving cleared Monday with lumber for Oswego. The Aberdeen and consort came in on Tuesday with coal, and cleared on Thursday. The steamer Jeska left Tuesday with a load of lumber for Oswego. The schooner Theo Voges arrived Monday with coal and cleared Friday with lumber for Oswego. The schooner Maize is receiving repairs at the shipyard. The steamer Brockville brought in a moonlight excursion from Picton on Wednesday evening.


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Date of Publication:
13 Jun 1910
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1910